Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017
 

Workshops by Candice Sexton

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08/17/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017
1427, Beginner Bead Crochet - $125
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Crochet


Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Successfully starting and crocheting a bead crochet tube
  • Learning the bead crochet stitch
  • Learning how to stop, add thread, correct crochet hooks & threads to use

Learn the basics of bead crocheting from a patient, nationally recognized instructor and author. Students will learn how to string-on your beads and the start to crocheting your bracelet, hold your thread properly, add thread, avoid and correct problems, and go home knowing how to start your next project. Students will also learn how to finish their piece in several different ways, including a focal bead closure, lariat closure, cone and invisible join closures. Students get to choose 1 kit from the 3 that are offered. A designer polymer clay focal bead and enamel accent beads are included in each kit.You WILL NOT  complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None or some crocheting and/or bead crocheting experience is helpful

Materials you are required to bring: Task lamp, beading mat, scissors

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1427, Beginner Bead Crochet - $125 [More Info]
Candice Sexton
08/17/20174:30 pm - 8:30 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017
1428, Ombre Single Stitch Bead Crochet Bracelet - $130
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Crochet


Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• How to start your piece and crochet using Single Stitch method of bead crochet
  • How to crochet large bracelets and thread on your beads
  • How to add thread, correct errors and trouble-shoot

Students will learn the single stitch bead crochet technique for crocheting wider crochet jewelry pieces. This is the crocheting method popular in Europe. In class students will learn how to crochet with this stitch, how to finish this piece, and much more including missed stitches and adding thread. Students will be sent their full kit in the mail before class to pre-stringing part of their piece. You WILL NOT  complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Some bead crochet or crocheting experience is helpful but not necessary to take this class

Materials you are required to bring: Beading mat, task lamp, scissors

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1428, Ombre Single Stitch Bead Crochet Bracelet - $130 [More Info]
Candice Sexton